Sharmila is an experienced Architectural Designer with an extensive knowledge of architectural design and documentation gained while working in New Zealand and India. A Greenstar accredited designer, Sharmila has designed green buildings for the public and residential sectors.

Her expertise includes architectural design, documenting and procurement systems on a wide range of small to medium sized private and public sector projects, ranging in capital value from $500K to $220M.

Sharmila is highly competent in the use of architectural software design packages including REVIT, AutoCAD, ADT and Illustrator, and in 2D and 3D architectural design. She is experienced in BIM 3D coordination and is a strong advocate of automating documentation to improve efficiencies and reduce the probability of human error.

At Maynard Marks, Sharmila runs large complex remediation projects, ensuring every aspect of the design process is carefully monitored. Whether it is preparation of fee proposals, overseeing the consent process or coordinating consultants, Sharmila keeps in close contact with the client and provides regular, concise and accurate updates. She is known for her mastery of stakeholder engagement, her in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements, and her unique ability to quickly review an existing scope in order to provide alternative cost-effective solutions before challenges turn into problems.  She advocates truly listening to the client and offering valid advice and guidance based on understanding client expectations.

Sharmila believes in getting it right the first time, meeting project deadlines and keeping the client well informed. Her vision is to design long lasting buildings that stand the test of time.

Sharmila is an enthusiastic, dedicated, and responsible team player who enjoys taking on new challenges and repeatedly delivers successful projects to her clients.


  • Master of Construction Management
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • New Zealand Green Building Council Homestar Practitioner
  • New Zealand Green Building Council Green Star Accredited Professional.